Showing posts from September, 2017

BSCA Take-Off Trophy in Charleroi, Belgium - AEK Athens, medi Bayreuth, Spirou Charleroi and Tsmoki Minsk in action on Sep. 9th, 2017

AEK Athens (GRE) vs. medi Bayreuth (GER): 90-85 What a surprise to see so few basketball fans at the Spiroudome in Charleroi, Belgium on Sep. 9th! Entrance was free but, despite a group of six enthusiastic members of the AEK  Athens ' fan club from London sitting and cheering in one corner of the arena and a small group of five to ten supporters of medi Bayreuth behind the bench of the Basketball Bundesliga team, not many people had showed up around noon on the second day of the BSCA Take-Off Trophy competition. Too bad for the hoops fans and observers who have missed some exceptional basketball action! The first game of the day was underway when I entered the Spiroudome . I could follow this game very closely since my son and I were able to sit right behind the bench of medi Bayreuth and could listen to the pep talks and excellent analyses of Head Coach Raoul Korner . Korner 's squad finished the first quarter on top by the closest margin. Led by Germany's i